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Pragmatism

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  • Truth and Progress: Volume 3by Richard Rorty

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 32.00

    A collection of Rorty's essays complementing two previously published volumes, touches on the work of many of today's most innovative thinkers. more...

  • Peirce, Pragmatism, and the Logic of Scriptureby Peter Ochs

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 46.00

    A study of Peirce's published writings on pragmatism. more...

  • Pragmatism as Transitionby Colin Koopman

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    Pragmatism is America's best-known native philosophy. It espouses a practical set of beliefs and principles that focus on the improvement of our lives. Yet the split between classical and contemporary pragmatists has divided the tradition against itself. Classical pragmatists, such as John Dewey and William James, believed we should heed the lessons... more...

  • The Essential Peirceby Peirce Edition Project

    Indiana University Press 1998; US$ 24.99

    Praise for Volume 1: "... a first-rate edition, which supersedes all other portable Peirces.... all the Peirce most people will ever need." ?Louis Menand, The New York Review of Books Volume 2 of this convenient two-volume chronological reader?s edition provides the first comprehensive anthology of the brilliant American thinker Charles Sanders... more...

  • Action in Contextby Anton Leist

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 116.72

    The book illustrates the concept of action in three different contexts - the justification of actions, people?s life history, and pragmatism. Because of its comprehensive view, this volume marks a departure from the atomistic approach of action theory. This in itself raises a number of questions, which the ten contributors to this volume... more...

  • Contemporary Feminist Pragmatismby Maurice Hamington; Celia Bardwell-Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    The notion of "feminist pragmatism" or "pragmatist feminism" has been around since Charlene Haddock Seigfried introduced it two decades ago. However, the bulk of the work in this field has been directed toward recovering the feminist strain of classical American philosophy, largely through renewed interest in the work of Jane Addams. This exploration... more...

  • Community As Healingby Micah D. Hester

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 27.99

    Starting from the insights of classical American pragmatism, this book argues for a higher notion of the relationship between individuals and their communities. This newly enriched notion supports a more participatory engagement between physicians and patients which takes ethical medicine to be a community of healing enjoyed by health care professionals... more...

  • William James in Focusby William J. Gavin

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    William James (1842-1910) is a canonical figure of American pragmatism. Trained as a medical doctor, James was more engaged by psychology and philosophy and wrote a foundational text, Pragmatism, for this characteristically American way of thinking. Distilling the main currents of James's thought, William J. Gavin focuses on "latent" and "manifest"... more...

  • Davidsons semantisches Programm und deflationäre Wahrheitskonzeptionenby Martin Fischer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 116.72

    Wahrheitstheorien sind ein zentraler Bestandteil von Davidsons semantischem Programm zur Erklärung von Interpretation. Deflationäre Wahrheitskonzeptionen hingegen schreiben dem Wahrheitsprädikat eine minimale explanatorische Funktion zu. Die Frage der Vereinbarkeit dieser beiden Positionen bildet den Kern dieser Untersuchung. Eine Antwort... more...

  • Wahrnehmung, Indexikalität und Reflexionby Ralf Busse

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 137.95

    Viele Philosophen sind überzeugt, daß unser Wahrnehmungsbewußtsein phänomenale Charakteristika aufweist, die sich in ein physikalistisches Weltbild entweder gar nicht oder nur mit Schwierigkeiten integrieren lassen. Aber wie ist überhaupt unsere reflexive Einsicht erklärbar, daß unser Bewußtsein solche Charakteristika aufweist? An prominenten... more...